Hakan Calhanoglu spared AC Milan from ending the 12 months with a defeat by scoring the equaliser in a 1-1 draw at Fiorentina.
Giovanni Simeone’s second-half header set Gennaro Gattuso’s Milan on a course to lose their third straight Serie A match however Turkey worldwide Calhanoglu acted shortly to spare their blushes.
Fiorentina loved the very best early possibilities, with Jordan Veretout taking pictures over within the 19th minute.
As half-time approached La Viola have been unfortunate to not rating, as 18-year-old Gianluigi Donnarumma — making his 100th look for Milan — bought a knee to Simeone’s goalbound effort.
In stoppage time Cristiano Biraghi’s cross discovered Gil Dias, whose header clattered the crossbar.
There was no respite for Donnarumma following the break as Milan Badelj quickly examined the teenage stopper with a swerving left-footed drive.
Suso then carved out Milan’s first alternative, the Spaniard curling in opposition to Marco Sportiello’s palm, however the tide was not turning and Fiorentina have been about to interrupt by way of.
Within the 71st minute Simeone bought his head to Biraghi’s exact cross to spark celebrations among the many Florentines.
They have been short-lived, although, as Calhanoglu promptly levelled. Suso’s try was saved however his Turkish teammate was available to brush house the ball.